Meet Our Veterinarians


Dr. Elizabeth

The owner of the Little Apple Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Elizabeth Lindquist received her D.V.M. from Kansas State University in 1988. After working in Topeka for two years, and Great Bend for eight years, Dr. Lindquist purchased the Little Apple Veterinary Clinic in June of 1999. In October 2005, the Little Apple Veterinary Hospital on Seth Child Rd. was completed to better serve the expanding clientele. Dr. Lindquist’s husband, Tom, also works at the LAVH and helps manage the practice. Tom and Elizabeth grew up in Northeast Kansas on farms, about 45 miles north of Manhattan, Tom near Waterville and Elizabeth near Blue Rapids. Their family including two dogs, one cats, one cockatiel, one cockatoo, two African Grey parrots, two tortoises, two geckos, & their three children, Marissa, Codey, and Ethan .

Dr. Richard Kitterman

Dr. Kitterman was born and raised in Manhattan, KS. He graduated Kansas State University in Veterinary Medicine in 1984 and moved to Richmond, VA where he owned his own practice for 29 years. He is now back in his beautiful hometown. He enjoys staying busy on his farm working on various projects including the bee farm. He is the proud owner of 3 dachshunds, 3 cats, 3 water turtles and 2 birds.


Dr. Dana Dacus

Dr. Dana Dacus graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary medicine in 1998. She is originally from a small-town south of St. Louis, Missouri. Go Cardinals! Dr. Dacus and her family decided to settle down in the Fort Riley area after her husband’s extensive military career. She has enjoyed working in multiple areas of veterinary medicine including owning her own practice, emergency-critical care hospitals, & multi-veterinary medicine practices. She has aa special interest in dentistry and soft tissue surgery. When not at work, Dr. Dacus enjoys quality family time, camping, hiking, and lake activities. A goal Dr. Dacus and her husband have is visiting a new national park every year. Dr. Dacus' family includes a Labrador/Dobermann named “Izzy” & nine sassy felines, Ruger, Chester, Charlie, Moo-Kitty, Mama-Kitty, Mavis, Daisy, Poppy, & Rosie.

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- Vaccinations
- Microchips
- Surgical procedures

- Dental Cleanings

- Exotic Pets
- Grooming
- Boarding



7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday - Friday


8:00 AM - 5:00 PM



4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sunday (Boarding check-out Only)

909 S Seth Child Rd
Manhattan, KS 66502


Tel:  785-539-0191​

Fax: 785-539-6430


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